#### Answer

The function is:
Symmetric about the $y$-axis.
Decreasing on the interval $(-\infty, 0)$.
Increasing on the interval $(0, \infty)$.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-32187-896-5

ISBN 13:
978-0-32187-896-0

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